Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

The Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Technical Diploma provides a solid foundation in process-specific production welding technology. The program is designed to develop the necessary entry-level competencies for work in the production welding and metal fabrication industries. Course work includes all position “tig” welds on stainless steel and aluminum sheet and pipe, mechanical and thermal cutting, fabricating parts from prints, and assessing weld quality. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Welding Technical Diploma and the Welding Fabrication & Robotics Associate Degree program. Potential occupations include: Welder, Construction Trades Apprentice, Maintenance and Repair Welder.

Program Name: 
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
Program Number: 
30-442-7
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$46,401